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Egypt Sentences 529 Brotherhood Members to Death

An Egyptian court has sentenced 529 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to death on charges that include the murder of a police officer, attacking a police station and other acts of violence.The court in Minya, about 200 kilometers south of Cairo, gave the ruling Monday in a trial that began on Saturday. Those convicted can appeal the decision.More than 100 of the defendants were in custody, but most were tried in absentia. The court acquitted 16 people.The charges are related to clashes in...

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